MSc in Mathematical Statistics

University of Johannesburg

Program Description

MSc in Mathematical Statistics

University of Johannesburg

The primary purpose of the MSc in Mathematical Statistics minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organizational skills. A minor-dissertation with coursework MSc in Mathematical Statistics consists of a minimum of 120 credits of research at level 8 in the form of a research project, written up as a minor-dissertation.

The degree demands a high level of intellectual and theoretical knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of critical reasoning, formulation, analysis and evaluation of a specific problem in the field of study.

The curriculum consists of:

  • Two programmes (containing at most, one from a related field and chosen in consultation with the Head of the Department) and a minor dissertation which has the weight of two modules (The dissertation and each module must be passed separately)(STA0218, STA0318, STA0418) OR
  • A dissertation and such additional work as prescribed by the Head of the Department (STA9X18 and STA9X28). The relative weights of the minor dissertation and coursework modules are set out in Regulation 17.7.8
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 1, 2018
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Feb. 2019
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2 semesters
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South Africa - Johannesburg, Gauteng
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